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Female condom

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The female condom is a barrier method of contraception, which is not very widely used. It is made of thin plastic and is worn inside the vagina during sex.

What is in the Female condom?

Female condoms (sometimes referred to as a Femidom) are soft thin plastic pouches that are made of a thin
strong plastic called polyurethane
or a substance called nitrile.

Alternative to Female condom



Frequency

During or before sex

Effectiveness

79% - 95%

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

None

FAQs

Female condom vs male condom - which is more effective?


What is the female condom made of?


Is wearing a female condom comfortable?


Can I wear a female condom on my period?


What's the difference between a female condom and a diaphragm?


Detailed information

How the Female condom works:


How to use the Female condom:


How safe is the Female condom:

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